Petrochemicals - Venezuela

PDVSA begins earthmoving works for Batalla de Santa Inés refinery

PDVSA begins earthmoving works for Batalla de Santa Inés refinery

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Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA has begun earthmoving works for its new US$2.9bn Batalla de Santa Inés refinery in the southeast of Barinas province, the company said in a statement.

The work is expected to take 180 days to carry out.

The Batalla de Santa Inés refinery and industrial complex will have initial capacity of 60,000b/d, reaching 100,000b/d when complete.